General Counsel Roundtable London

The Westin London City
29-30 September 2022

ECLA General Counsel Roundtable – European M&A trends 2022


The General Counsel Roundtable is an invitation only event for general counsel all across Europe, hosted by the European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA). The event will bring together a limited number of general counsel and decision makers from legal departments to discuss in depth about European M&A trends in 2022.

The event is planned as a half-day exclusive meeting that includes open dialogue during a fireside chat on the eve of the roundtable. General counsel are invited to the event and do only have to organise and pay for their travel arrangements.

Topic of Discussion:

European M&A Trends 2022


29 September 18:00 through 30 September 14:00 2022


The Westin London City

60 Upper Thames St., London
EC4V 3AD, United Kingdom


29 September 2022:

18:00 Welcome Reception


19:15 Dinner


21:45 Discussions, networking and drinks

30 September 2022:

09:00 Welcome of participants


09:05 M&A Trends – Did M&A activity reach the new heights in 2021 notwithstanding COVID-19? Emerging Themes: political instability, SPACs and PE on decline, recession – is it really all Doom and Gloom? Future Outlook and Positive Thinking.


10:45 Coffee Break


11:15 ESG – not just a pretty trendy word


12:00 FDI – Sweeping over Europe?


12:45 Q&A and Open Discussion


13:30 Lunch


14:00 Closing Remarks



Louise Wallace
Global Head of the CMS Corporate/M&A Group


Dr. Malte Bruhns
Rechtsanwalt | Co-Head of the CMS Corporate/M&A Group

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